MLS – D.C. United – Columbus Crew on Match-day 27
MLS action on Thursday as D.C. and Columbus meet at Audi Field – 3:00am GMT.
D.C., currently struggling in fourteenth place, will face the challenge of a visiting, ninth placed Columbus.
D.C. United’s MLS season, has so far seen them gain 17 points, going into this game
D.C. come to this match on the back of a victory, having beaten Philadelphia Union 7-0 at Subaru Park.
Also, suffering 10 losses in 15 games is a terrible run of form for any club, Chad Ashton’s D.C. will know this and will be hopeful of turning it around. With 17 points (0W, 0L and 0D), they are established in fourteenth position in the League.
When D.C. host Columbus, they will do so on the back of three wins, one dart, and five losse on their own ground.
A win in this fixture, would take D.C. United’s points from 17 to 20, so far this season.
With the MLS season well into its stride, Columbus Crew have managed to gain 22 points
Only a positive result will be acceptable for Caleb Porter’s Columbus, having drawn away to Philadelphia Union, which itself followed a loss to Toronto FC. A win would go some way to restoring the team’s confidence.
Also, Columbus are quickly becoming the MLS’s draw specialists, having recorded three in their last four matches. With 22 points, they currently sit ninth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.
Columbus’ away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to D.C. In the 9 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won two games, drawn five meetings, and lost two matches.
Columbus Crew will have secured 25 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
D.C. United v Columbus Crew – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels the two teams have already played each other 78 times with the record being 32 victories and 17 draws for D.C.. Additionally, six of the past 10 matches between D.C. and Columbus have resulted in a D.C. win. Their most recent encounter in this competition was May 2022, when Black-and-Red walked away as 3-0 winners.